John BRACKMurray WALKER, The sun lamps. Enlarge 1 /1


East Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia 1920 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1999


Ballarat, Victoria, Australia born 1937

printer, intaglio

  • England 1960-62

The sun lamps. [Lamps] 1966 Place made: National Gallery of Victoria Art School, 328 Swanston Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed with plate-tone, from one copper plate Support: cream wove "MBM" paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: 'SPECIAL MBM (FRANCE)'
Edition State: 2nd state of 2, published state
Impression: 16/25
Edition: proposed edition of 25, only 18 printed

Edition Notes: The second state has additional etched work overall.
Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'John Brack 66'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '16/25'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 32.9 h x 39.6 w cm sheet 38.1 h x 56.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1971
Accession No: NGA 71.116
Image rights: © Helen Brack
  • Purchased by the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board (C.A.A.B.], from Crossley Gallery, Melbourne, 12 August 1971.